I've made a tag. Please check this https://vxl.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/vxl/tags/.
 
> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:34:22 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Vxl-maintainers] FW: VXL Book?
> From: matt.leotta@kitware.com
> To: yulq@live.cn
> CC: vxl-maintainers@lists.sourceforge.net
>
> Lianqing,
>
> Making a tag in the svn repository for an official release is
> important. Could you please do that. It is important because 1) we
> want to know what SVN revision was used to generate the official
> release, and 2) the automated scripts for building the documentation
> look for that tag to determine the most recent stable release. The
> tag should be vxl-1.17.0 and tags ending with a -b are not considered
> stable releases by the scripts.
>
> In addition to the VXL homepage being way out of date, the sourceforge
> download page is also out of date. When I click the "files" tab it
> says "Looking for the latest version? Download vxl-1.14.0.zip (36.0
> MB)". I was eventually able to locate a download for vxl-1.17.0, but
> a new user would easily assume that 1.14.0 is the latest version.
> There must be some way to indicate on the sourceforge page which
> version should be considered the latest release.
>
> Does anyone know how to updated the VXL homepage and sourceforge file
> download page? Better yet, does anyone know how and have permission
> to do it?
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 9:10 AM, YuLianqing <yulq@live.cn> wrote:
> > Matt and Joe,
> >
> > The vxl-1.17.0 release is an official release and an attempt to revive the
> > regular release pace of twice a year. It was precedented by two release
> > candidates (may sound like beta release as the filename is post-fixed with
> > letter 'b') 1.17.0-b and 1.17.0-b2. Quite a few issues in these two RCs were
> > fixed before several key maintainers agreed to make a new release.
> > There are two causes that may result in your misunderstanding. First, web
> > pages are not updated to reflect the new release. Links in the page still
> > refer to the old release and I do not know who is responsible for the
> > update. Second, I am not sure if I ever made a new tag in the repository or
> > not. I apologize if I forgot to do that.
> >
> > Lianqing
> >
> >> Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:40:34 -0500
> >> Subject: Re: VXL Book?
> >> From: matt.leotta@kitware.com
> >> To: mundy@lems.brown.edu
> >> CC: yulq@live.cn
> >
> >>
> >> Joe,
> >>
> >> If there is a subversion tag created named vxl-1.17.0 (without the -b
> >> suffix), then the book will automatically update to that. If 1.17.0
> >> is the official release then a package should be made available to
> >> download it and the home page should be updated too.
> >>
> >> The script calls the following to check the tags for the latest release:
> >>
> >> svn list https://vxl.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/vxl/tags/
> >>
> >> --Matt
> >>
> >> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Joseph Mundy <mundy@lems.brown.edu>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Matt,
> >> > It seems that the 1.17 version is good to go. It was built successfully
> >> > recently on a lot of platforms in a project we are involved in. Maybe
> >> > Lianqing Yu can move it to the official "latest release" I assume then
> >> > the
> >> > book will follow?
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > Joe
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: Matt Leotta [mailto:matt.leotta@kitware.com]
> >> > Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:44 AM
> >> > To: Joseph Mundy
> >> > Subject: Re: VXL Book?
> >> >
> >> > Joe,
> >> >
> >> > The vpgl chapter does appear under the "Current development version (SVN
> >> > snapshot)" link:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > http://public.kitware.com/vxl/doc/development/books/core/book_14.html#SEC173
> >> >
> >> > It does not appear under the "Latest Release". The latest release is
> >> > determined automatically by looking and SVN version tags. The greatest
> >> > release version is selected that does not end with a '-b*'
> >> > (presumably these are beta releases). Currently the latest release tag
> >> > is
> >> > vxl-1.14.0, which is almost 2 years old. There is a vxl-1.17.0-b tag,
> >> > but
> >> > that is assumed to be a beta release by the script. It seems vxl-1.17.0
> >> > was
> >> > never officially released either by creating a SVN tag or by uploading
> >> > the
> >> > zip file. The current downloadable version is vxl-1.14.0 (though the
> >> > home
> >> > page states 1.13.0).
> >> >
> >> > It seems efforts to maintain regular releases of VXL have died off.
> >> > Somewhat understandable given the maintenance headache for such a large
> >> > subversion repository. Recently many other repositories including
> >> > OpenCV,
> >> > FFMPEG, and all of Kitware's software have migrated to git for version
> >> > control. This makes release management much easier. I made a push a
> >> > while
> >> > back for VXL to take this direction, but there was strong resistance
> >> > from
> >> > Peter and mild resistance from a few other key developers.
> >> >
> >> > --Matt
> >> >
> >> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 5:23 PM, Joseph Mundy <mundy@lems.brown.edu>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >> Matt,
> >> >>
> >> >> I noticed that the vpgl chapter doesn't appear in the current version
> >> >> of the VXL book hosted by Kitware. However it is checked in.
> >> >>
> >> >> What's up?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >>
> >> >> Joe
> >> >
> >
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